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Population of Cities Involved in College Football�s Four-Team Playoff
Population of cities involved in the first four-team playoff in college football’s top division: Eugene, OR; Tallahassee, FL; Tuscaloosa, AL; and Columbus, OH.


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Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year�s Day
As our nation prepares to ring in the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau today projected the United States population will be 320,090,857 on Jan. 1, 2015.


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Florida Passes New York to Become Nation's Third Most Populous State
By adding an average of 803 new residents daily from July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014, Florida passed New York to become the nation's third most populous state.


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U.S. Population Projections: 2014-2060
Projections of the U.S. resident population by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin and nativity annually over the 2014-2060 time period.​


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Nearly 6 Out of 10 Children Participate in Extracurricular Activities
Fifty-seven percent of children between 6 and 17 years old participate in at least one after-school extracurricular activity.


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New ACS 5-Year Estimates: See How Young Adults Today Compare
Young adults today are more likely to be foreign born and speak a language other than English at home, compared with young adults in 1980.


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Mobility is Most Common Disability Among Older Americans
Nearly 40 percent of people age 65 and older had at least one disability, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report that covered the period 2008 to 2012.


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California High-Speed Internet Use Varies by Metro Area
High-Speed internet use in California varies by metro area from 61.9% to 88.5%, according to a new report released today.


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Florida High-Speed Internet Use Varies by Metro Area
High-Speed internet use in Florida varies by metro area from 64.7% to 83.5%, according to a new report released today.


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Illinois High-Speed Internet Use Varies by Metro Area
High-Speed internet use in Illinois varies by metro area from 79.3% to 83.4%, according to a new report released today.


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Nearly 8 in 10 Americans Have Access to High-Speed Internet
An estimated 78.1% of people in U.S. households had a high-speed Internet connection last year, according to a new report released today.


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Washington High-Speed Internet Use Varies by Metro Area
High-Speed internet use in Washington varies by metro area from 68.3% to 88.1%, according to a new report released today.


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American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: November 2014
The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York.


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The Employment Status and Occupations of Gulf War-Era Veterans
A new report looks at those Gulf War veterans who began service on or after August 1990, the official start of the first Gulf War.


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African-Born Population in US Roughly Doubled Every Decade Since 1970
The African-born population has grown during the last 40 years, increasing from about 80,000 in 1970 to about 1.6 million in the period from 2008 to 2012.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
Hispanic Heritage Month 2014: Sept. 15–Oct. 15
Fact sheet presenting a range of updated statistics describing the demographic state of the nation's Latino population.


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Webinar on ACS Statistics and Health Insurance Measures
Media Advisory -- The Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Sept. 11 in advance of the planned Sept. 18 release of 2013 ACS 1-year statistics.


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Census Flows Mapper Updated with Labor Force Characteristics
Of the 16.6 million people who lived in a different county one year before, 7.3 million were employed and 1.3 million were unemployed.


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"Young Adults in America, Live on C-SPAN�s �Washington Journal�"
Tom Snyder, program director at the National Center for Education Statistics, discusses new findings about young adults.


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"100th Anniversary of Panama Canal Opening: Aug. 15, 1914 "
The Census Bureau presents current data on the population of Panama, Panamanians in the U.S. and U.S. trade with Panama.


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"An Aging Nation, Live on C-SPAN?s ""America by the Numbers"" "
The nation's 65-and-older population is projected to reach 83.7 million in the year 2050, almost double in size from the 2012 level of 43.1 million.


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Census PoP Quiz Mobile App Challenges Knowledge of State Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau today released Census PoP Quiz, a new interactive mobile application that challenges users’ knowledge of the U.S.


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Young First-Time Mothers Less Likely to be Married
The Fertility of Women in the U.S.: 2012 report examines marital status at first birth, completed fertility under 50 and the fertility patterns of young women.


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Population Bracketology
Test your knowledge of the populations of the countries competing in the World Cup with the U.S. Census Bureau's world cup edition of population bracketology.


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New Analysis Looks at State of the Nation?s 65-and-Older Population
This new report provides a comprehensive look at the nation’s population aged 65 and older population. From Living Arrangements to Labor Force Participation.


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"As the Nation Ages, Seven States Become Younger"
The median age declined in seven states between 2012 and 2013, including five in the Great Plains, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today.


Facts for Features & Special Editions
*Special Edition* 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act: July 2
On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law.


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Media Advisory � Census Bureau Will Embargo Population Estimates
The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day embargo for members of the media to view the latest population estimates.


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"FIFA World Cup, Populations of 2014 Participants and Past Champions "
A new graphic using statistics from the Census Bureau's Int'l Data Base shows populations of 32 countries in this year's FIFA World Cup and past champions.


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Close to Half of New Immigrants Report High English Speaking Ability
In 2012, 44% of the foreign-born population age 5 & older who arrived in the US in 2000 or later reported high English-language speaking ability.


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Habilidad de hablar en Ingl�s de los nuevos inmigrantes
En 2012, cerca de la mitad de los nuevos inmigrantes tienen una alta habilidad de hablar en inglés.


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Story Maps Illustrate Metro Area and County Population Change
The U.S. Census Bureau today released two interactive thematic maps on population change.


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D-Day: 70th Anniversary
The Census Bureau presents data on the number of World War II veterans at different points since 1960.


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Foreign-Born Population of the United States: 2012
This table series provides a range of social and economic characteristics for the foreign-born population and their children.


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Easier Commutes & Cheaper Housing are Increasing as Reasons for Moving
Among the 36 million people who moved between 2012 and 2013, 5% said the most important reason for moving was to be closer to work or for an easier commute.


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New Data Sets Available in Census Bureau API
U.S. Census Bureau added several data sets to its application programming interface, including 2013 population estimates and 2012 nonemployer statistics.

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